Thoughts with Gayle: Lesson 8

Hi everyone, Rev. Deb wrote a powerful post on Lesson 8 this morning.  I hope you all get an opportunity to read it. This lesson certainly packs a wallop! When Jesus states that whenever we think about the past, we are thinking about illusions! This thought can actually feel frightening.  Since all of us are […] Read More

Thoughts with Deb: Lesson 8

Lesson 8 I am preoccupied with past thoughts. Indeed! Who isn’t?  We’re constantly thinking about SOMETHING and usually related in some way to the past. Even if it’s a concern for the future, it is always based in the past. Because of the focus on the past, I can never be truly “here”. I am […] Read More

Thoughts with Mari: Lesson 7

There’s an old saying that nothing new exists under the sun. For me, that sums up the idea for today. Once I learn about something-a new technology, a new book, new clothes-what I’ve learned is in the past. This applies to how I relate to others as well, both positively and negatively. I mentioned that […] Read More

Thoughts with Gayle: Lesson 6

Hi everyone, Does this lesson make any sense to you? When I think about it…I am upset because I see something that is not there…at first glance and second glance and third and one thousandth, it makes no sense to me whatsoever. What does Jesus mean?  I am upset because I see something that is […] Read More

Thoughts with Mari: Lesson 5

All forms of upset are the same, no matter how different they seem. All the forms are equally distressing, even the slightest irritations or frustrations. At this very moment, a strong wind is upsetting me, and so I place my worry on the altar of God’s love, along with all the other upsets which have […] Read More